MA - Political Science

University of Bern
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
August February
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Entry Requirements

Bachelor's degree from a recognized university with a major or minor in Political Science or Social Sciences (at least 60 ECTS credits with courses in basic methodology)

  • Lecture and accompanying seminar in "Social Science Statistics" (6 ECTS credits)
  • Lecture in "Introduction to Empirical Social Research" (3 ECTS credits)
  • Lecture in "Qualitative Methods in Social Science" (3 ECTS credits)
  • Empirical research internship (8 ECTS credits)


  • Teaching language other than English
  • Master thesis, including Master Colloquium

Electives (seven subject fields)

  • Political theory
  • Political system of Switzerland
  • Political system of the EU
  • International relations
  • Comparative political science
  • Policy analysis
  • Political sociology

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